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Showing 1 - 10 of 36 results for crime type "Terrorism" & area "CPS"

Far-right ‘reverend’ who exchanged letters with terrorists convicted of stirring up racial hatred

The editor of a far-right website has been convicted of possessing racially inflammatory material including stickers that had been posted in and around Liverpool in 2021 as part of a campaign directing people to a website calling for the establishment of a white master race. 

| Press Release , Terrorism , CPS News

Man jailed for eight years for funding terrorism

A man who admitted funding terrorism and possessing a firearm for terrorist purposes has been jailed for eight years.

| Press Release , Terrorism , CPS News

Right-wing supremacist sentenced over plot to kill worshipping Muslims while disguised as armed police officer

A teenage right-wing supremacist has been sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment after he was convicted of planning to disguise himself as an armed police officer and kill Muslims worshipping at nearby mosques.

| Press Release , Terrorism , CPS News

CPS authorises charges against two women following protest in London

Nick Price, Head of the CPS Special Crime and Counter Terrorism Division, said: “Following a review of evidence provided by the Metropolitan Police, we have authorised charges against two women who took part in a demonstration in central London last month.

| Press Release , Terrorism , CPS News

Student Malakai Wheeler sentenced for sharing terror documents

At Winchester Crown Court, Malakai Wheeler was given an extended sentence of seven years - six years in custody with an extended licence of one year. He had previously been convicted of multiple terrorism offences. 

| Press Release , Terrorism , CPS News

Man jailed for attempted murder of woman in Cheltenham

A man has been jailed for life for the attempted murder of a woman outside a leisure centre in Cheltenham in March this year. 

Joshua Bowles, 29, previously pleaded guilty to attempted murder on 30 August at the Central Criminal Court. 

| Press Release , Terrorism , CPS News

CPS authorises preparation of terrorism charge against 19-year-old man

Nick Price, head of the CPS Counter Terrorism and Special Crime Division, said: “The CPS has authorised 13 charges against a 19-year-old man accused of intending to commit an act of terrorism. 

| Press Release , Terrorism , CPS News

UPDATED WITH SENTENCE: Windsor Castle intruder pleads guilty to threatening to kill Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

A man who trespassed within the grounds of Windsor Castle armed with a loaded crossbow - after making threats to kill Queen Elizabeth II - has pleaded guilty to all three charges against him.

| Press Release , Terrorism , CPS News

CPS authorises charges against five people suspected of spying for Russia

Nick Price, head of the CPS Special Crime and Counter Terrorism Division, said: “The CPS has authorised a charge of conspiracy to conduct espionage against three men and two women suspected of spying for Russia.

| Press Release , Terrorism , CPS News

Two men charged with terrorism offences

Anjem Choudary, 56, from Ilford, has been charged with one count of membership of a proscribed organisation, one count of addressing meetings to encourage support for a proscribed organisation and one count of directing a terrorist organisation. Khaled Hussein, 28, from Canada, has been charged with membership of a proscribed organisation.

| Press Release , Terrorism , CPS News

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